3C 449

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
3C 449
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Lacerta
Right ascension 22h 31m 20.55s[1]
Declination +39° 21′ 29.6″[1]
Redshift 0.01711[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.35
Type E/S0
Apparent size (V) 1.05′X0.74′
Other designations
UGC 12064, 3C 449, B2229+390
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

3C 449 is a low-redshift (z = 0.017) Fanaroff and Riley class I radio galaxy. It is thought to contain a highly warped circumnuclear disk surrounding the central active galactic nucleus (AGN). The name signifies that it was the 449th object (ordered by right ascension) of the Third Cambridge Catalog of Radio Sources (3C), published in 1959.


  1. ^ a b c "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for 3C 449. Retrieved 2006-10-26. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: Sky map 22h 31m 20.55s, +39° 21′ 29.6″